Charlotte Gardner is the Vice President of Public Relations at Blume, and was tasked with the handling of media concerning the implementation of ctOS in Chicago. She serves a dual career as the interim Mayor of Chicago.
Gardner plays a huge role during the missions The Future is in Blume, where she is given Raymond Kenney's location from Damien Brenks. She is later seen in the Fox Hunt side mission in the bunker. She becomes the interim mayor after Damien is killed in Sometimes You Still Lose. In the Bad Blood DLC, she becomes an active antagonist, demanding citizen help in bringing Aiden Pearce to "justice".